World History Index Of Events

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Tacitus (56-117 A.D.)

Tacitus (56-117 A.D.) - There are many important historians from the Roman era between the end of the republic and the h...

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal - The Taj Mahal ("Crown Palace") is simply one of the most beautiful buildings on earth.  It is...

Tamerlane (1336-1405)

Tamerlane (1336-1405) - Also called Timur, he was a Central Asian conqueror during the Middle Ages who was of Turkic and...

Tarquinius (509 B.C.)

Tarquin (509 B.C.) - Rome was founded as a monarchy. Because the Etruscans were already well established at the time of ...

Temple of Artemis

Temple of Artemis - The Temple of Artemis (also known as the Artemision) was dedicated to the Greek goddess of fertility...

Temple of Solomon

Solomon's Temple - David wanted to build a "house of the Lord", but God forbade it since he had been ...

Temple of Zeus

Temple of Zeus - There is often some confusion over this landmark on the Greek mainland. Many think the temple itself wa...

Terracotta Army

Terracotta Army - In 1974, some farmers were digging a well near the city of Xi'an when they unearthed some very old...

Themistocles (ca. 524-459 B.C.)

Themistocles (ca. 524-459 B.C.) - The architect of the Greek naval strategy during the Persian Wars. Although the Sparta...

Theodoric the Great (454-526)

Theodoric the Great (454-526) - The Italian kingdom founded by Odoacer did not last long. In fact, he was its only king....

Third Crusade (1189-1192)

Third Crusade (1189-1192) - To most people (even casual historians who have not closely studied the time period) the Cru...

Third Punic War (149-146 B.C.)

Third Punic War (149-146 B.C.) - By the Third Punic War, Carthage was no longer able to project power the way it had in ...

Thirty Years' War (1618-1648)

Thirty Years' War (1618-1648) - One of the most intriguing and least understood wars in history, it began as a confl...

Thucydides (ca. 460-400 B.C.)

Thucydides (ca. 460-400 B.C.) - Whereas Herodotus receives the glory for being the world's first historian, Thucydid...

Thutmose III (ca. 1458-1425 B.C.)

Thutmose III (ca. 1458-1425 B.C.) - Had it not been for the reign of Ramses the Great, Thutmose III would likely be reme...

Tiberius (42 B.C.-37 A.D.)

Tiberius (42 B.C.-37 A.D.) - Whereas, it's possible to have an able ruler, like Augustus Caesar, who has absolute po...

Tiglath Pileser III (ca. 745-727 B.C.)

Tiglath Pileser III (ca. 745-727 B.C.) - By the middle of the 8th century B.C., the Assyrian Empire was in decline. Its ...

Tizona (Sword)

Tizona - The sword of El Cid and a Spanish national treasure.  Tizona translates as "Burning Stick" or &q...

Tōgō Heihachirō (1848-1934)

Tōgō Heihachirō (1848-1934) - Though the opening of trade relations with the United States was technologically beneficia...

Torah

The Torah - It is the ultimate authority within the Jewish faith. It guides Jews through life from beginning to end. Ety...

Tower of Pisa

Tower of Pisa - The Tower of Pisa is more commonly known today was the Leaning Tower of Pisa because of its famous tilt....

Trajan (53-117 A.D.)

Trajan (53-117 A.D.) - Unlike the Julio-Claudian emperors who followed Augustus whose reigns were characterized by wides...

Treaty of Tordesillas (1494)

Treaty of Tordesillas (1494) - Have you ever wondered why Brazil speaks Portuguese while most of the rest of South Ameri...

Treaty of Verdun (843)

Treaty of Verdun - When Louis the Pious died in 840, the Frankish Empire passed to his eldest son, Lothair I.  This...

Trojan War

The Trojan War - Regardless of which battle is the first ever recorded in history, without a doubt, the most famous conf...

Tumu Crisis (1449)

Tumu Crisis (1449) - Eighty years after being kicked out of China, the Mongols returned to take back what they had lost....

Tyre & Sidon

Tyre & Sidon - Two of the greatest and most powerful cities of the Bronze Age were the Phoenician centers of Tyre &a...

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